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Species Carmenta bassiformis - Eupatorium Borer Moth - Hodges#2596

Sesiidae Moth (I think, but which) ??? - Carmenta bassiformis - female Clearwing moth - Carmenta ithicae? - Carmenta bassiformis - female Id help needed - clearwing moth - Carmenta bassiformis - male Moth - Carmenta bassiformis - female Sesiid - Carmenta bassiformis Unknown clearwing moth (Sesiidae) - Carmenta bassiformis Carmenta  - Carmenta bassiformis Moth - Carmenta bassiformis
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Sesioidea (Clearwing Moths)
Family Sesiidae (Clearwing Moths)
Subfamily Sesiinae
Tribe Synanthedonini
Genus Carmenta
Species bassiformis (Eupatorium Borer Moth - Hodges#2596)
Hodges Number
2596
Other Common Names
Ironweed Clearwing Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carmenta bassiformis (Walker, 1856)
Aegeria bassiformis Walker, 1856
Trochilium bassiformis
Sesia bassiformis
* phylogenetic sequence #081100
Size
Wingspan: ♂ 18-21 mm, ♀ 18-26 mm. (1)
Range
Northeastern, southern and midwestern United States. (1)
Food
Larvae bore in the roots of New York ironweed (Vernonia noveboracensis, Asteraceae) and possibly sweetscented joe pye weed (Eutrochium purpureum, Asteraceae). (1)
Print References
Beuttenmüller, W. 1901. Monograph of the Sesiidae of America, north of Mexico. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 1(6): 284-285, pl.31, f.3, pl.33, f.4 (2)
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. USNM Bulletin 190: 62-65 (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae.
George P. Engelhardt. 1946. United States National Museum Bulletin 190: 1-222, pl.1-32.
2.Monograph of the Sesiidae of America, north of Mexico.
William Beutenmüller. 1901. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 1(6): 218-352, pl.29-36.